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Re: RFC: Permit relative path for --with-gxx-include-dir


On Wed, Mar 07, 2007 at 09:56:00AM -0800, Mark Mitchell wrote:
> I don't think you said this explicitly, but perhaps your concern is
> breaking existing practice?  I suppose that should have been obvious to
>  me when you raised the fact that you had used the alternative syntax --
> but you should never assume competence on my part!  (I thought you were
> raising the point to show that people had worked out how to do the
> obscure thing, not to show that my patch would break their world.)
> 
> I think that's a valid and powerful objection.  In that light, I
> withdraw the patch.

I hadn't actually thought about that, but you're right.  I know I've
done it the other way; I was just objecting to adding a second way
when we have a de facto standard way to do it now (even though not
everyone knows about it that ought to - a documentation problem).

-- 
Daniel Jacobowitz
CodeSourcery


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